PRESS RELEASE Jammu , 12th January 2018 Academy Announce Results of Annual drama festival 2017-18

PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE Jammu , 12th January  2018 Academy Announce Results of Annual drama festival 2017-18 Dr. Aziz Hajini , Secretary , J and K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages while addressing the press conference here at K.L. Saigal Hall   at Cultural Academy Complex, Jammu today announced the awards of Annual Drama festival 2017-18  in the various categories . The 14 day festival which commenced on 17th Dec. 2017 and inaugurated by Sh. Zaffar Iqbal Manhas vice –president Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages,  at Abhinav Theatre , Jammu  and concluded on 10th of January  2018.  In his address, Dr. Hajini also gave congratulations to all the participants groups who have been recommended various awards in individuals and productions by the three adjudicators engaged by the Academy namely Sh. Makhan lal saraf ,Sh. Vijay Atri and Baljeet Singh (  NSD graduate ) The experts recommended the various awards in production and individual categories :
THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS ARE MADE :1 Bets Play “Urubhangam” by Natraj Natya kunj2 Second Best Play “Oedipus Rex”  by Samooh Theatre3 Best Director Aaditya Bharti for the play Urubhangam4 2nd Best Director Ravindra Sharma for the play “Oedirpus Rex”5 Best Actor Amandeep Sharma as Duryodhana – 26 2nd Best Actor Dilshad Ahmed as Father in the play “ Mujhe Amrita chahiye”7 Best Actress Gurmeet Jamwal as Benare in  “ Kamosh Adalat Jaari hai”8 2nd Best Actress Sunaina Kumari as Vasundhra in Andhra yatra”9 Best Make up Shammi Dhamir for the play urunhangam” & “Oedipus Rex”10 Best costumes “Urubhangam” & “Oedupus Rex”11 Best lights “Oedipus Rex”12 Best Music “Urubhangam” 13 Best set “Khamosh Adalat Jaari Hai”14 2nd Best set (Strongly Recommended) “Oedipus Rex”15 Best child Artist Kousar Chand Puri   for the play “Oedipus Rex”CONSOLATION PRIZES1 Direction Vijay  Goswami for the  play “Kamosh Adalat Taari”2 Music Tsewang Dorjee for the play “Rovmut Bhatt”3 Costumes Shiba & Mukulini Sethi for the “Kamosh Adalat Jaari Hai”4 Make – up Seema Bhardwaj for the play “Chitra”CERTIFICATE OF MERIT FOR ACTING1. Kanav Sharma as Balram in the play “Urubhangam”2. Nitin Babu as Bhim in the play “Urubhangam”3. Niharika Sakshi as Gandhari  in the play “Urubhangam”4. Sushmita Banerjee as Draupdy in the play “ Urubhangam”5. Balwinder singh as Bhottnath in the play “ Mahanagar  ka Tahlua”6. Meera Tapasvi as “ Chhoti Bahu” in the play “ Mahanagar ka  Tahlua”7. Chandni Khatri as Aneet in the play “Terrorist  Di  Premika”8. T.S. Premi as Gurnam in the play “ Terrorist di Premika”9. Anuroop Pathania as Daulat Rao in the play “ Andhar Yatra”10. Sunny Mujoo as Jorr in the play “ Rovmut Bhatta”11. Sandeep Verma as Ravi in the play “ Ek Tuti Hui  Kursi”12. Vivek Sangotra as Aziz in the play LEK Tuti Hui Kursi” 13. Neha Lahotra as Chitra  in the play “ Chittra”14. Bharti Zaroo as Mother in – Law in the play “ LaL Ded”15. Naina Bhagay as Martha in the play “Arth Dosh”16. Rakesh Mayus as as old man in the play “ Arth Dosh”17. Neha Raina as Neha in the play “ Tagore”18. John Mohd Janu as Janu in the play  “ Tagore”19. Divankshi as “Amreta” in the play “Mujhe Amrita Chahea”20. Sapna Soni as Malti in the play “Chote Log”21. Shammi Dhamir as Kukki in the play “ Chote Log”22. Sushil Raina as Samant in the play “ Khamosh Adalat Jaare Hai”23. Soham Kashyap as   Ponkshe in the play “Khamosh Adalat Jaare Hai “24. Manoj Bhatt as Sukhatme in “Khamosh Adalat Jaare Hai” 25. Sandeep Thakur as Oedipus in the play “Oedipus Rex”26. Aashima Dutta as Jocasta in the play “Oedipus Rex”.         Dr. Sudhir Mahajan                                                                                                                                Sr.Drama Instrutor